Definition of seven number from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈsevn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsevn//
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  • 7 There are examples of how to use numbers at the entry for five.
  • Word OriginOld English seofon, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch zeven and German sieben, from an Indo-European root shared by Latin septem and Greek hepta.Idioms (informal) in confusion; not well organized I haven't had time to clear up, so I'm all at sixes and sevens. (informal, humorous) the desire for new sexual experience that is thought to be felt after seven years of marriage
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